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Speaking of “purpose” — that’s Key # 3 as we seek to answer the question —
How do we allow God to fire up our faith so that we can shine bright for Him?
As I shared yesterday, the Bible reminds us our lives have purpose!
Our purpose includes to:
- know Him
- believe Him
- glorify Him
- be His witness
…even in the midst of our mundane, ordinary, everyday lives.
Sweet friends, can we be real here today?
My sense is there is a sweet friend — maybe YOU — who thinks I am talking to someone else —
That God couldn’t or wouldn’t or shouldn’t want to use you.
I hear it all the time.
It’s not uncommon when I share my story at an event, that I’ll have a long line of women coming to share their stories too.
Heart-breaking stories of
You name it — I’ve heard it.
And these precious women wonder if God might ever have purpose for them.
Sweet friend: here’s the good news!
If you are a believer in Jesus Christ and are still here on the planet Earth — your life has PURPOSE!
Regardless of what you have done.
Regardless of what has been done to you.
God can bring His redemptive purpose from our past, our pain, even our present challenges.
Only God can do that!
Don’t believe me? Listen to what Bible teacher Beth Moore shares —
Warning: Beth is sharing part of her personal testimony, including childhood sexual victimization. She’s very appropriate in her sharing, but I wanted to give you a heads-up.
We are meant to live our lives on purpose!
And as we do — our faith lives will be fired up and burn brighter than ever!
Sweet friend, let’s say NO MORE to lackluster, lukewarm living, and instead ask God to rekindle our faith and use us as we live our lives on purpose!
Today’s Challenge: Day 14 of our 31 Days.
1. Grab your notebook, jot today’s date, and then, write out a prayer to God asking Him to remind you of your purpose. Reflect on today’s post, including Beth Moore’s powerful video. Any new insights? Thoughts? Share with us in the comments section please!
2. What do you think gets in the way from women living their lives on purpose?
- Self absorption
What gets in the way of YOU living your life on purpose? How can you take one step towards experiencing your daily life with renewed purpose?
3. I love this nugget of Truth I first heard at a Beth Moore conference.
Acts 13:36 says, “After David served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep…” (translation, David died, not took a nap)
Wouldn’t you love to have that said about you?
I know I would.
Cindy served God’s purpose in her generation.
“___________served God’s purpose in _____ generation” Acts 13:36
Write out the above statement with your name in the blanks.
After you write it in your journal, say it aloud a few times. (Say it like you mean it too —smile!) Then “pray the promise,” asking God to help you serve His purpose in this current generation!
Sweet friend, if we’re going to live with fired up faith, we must remember our Purpose – and BELIEVE GOD wants to use us!
Not just use us someday — when we lose weight, the kids move out, know more Bible verses, have new matching furniture, or get our act together.
How might God want to use you in the lives of someone in your everyday life — today?
Thanks so much for stopping by 31 Days to Fire Up Your Faith! May God remind you in a fresh, specific way of the purpose He has for you in the midst of your ordinary, every day life! Look for His hand. He is with you!
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